Tag Archives: Women

From bad boys to the hello girls – the origins of the Telephone Operator

As was often the case with Victorian era workplaces, many of the worst and most menial jobs were filled by boys and this was the case with the early Telegraph networks.   As revolutionary as it seems to go from … Continue reading

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The Most Powerful Women in History 10-6

I’ve written a lot of posts about notable and less-known women in history but given the recent election results in America, I thought it would be a good time to give a low-down on some of the most powerful females … Continue reading

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